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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropic capital for scaling positive impact

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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling innovative solutions to societal problems

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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling positive impact across world regions


Improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people

LGT Venture Philanthropy deploys philanthropic growth capital to organizations and companies with effective, innovative and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges.

About LGT Venture Philanthropy

LGT's CEO H.S.H. Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein founded LGT Venture Philanthropy in 2007 with the mission to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities.  



Jul 16, 2021

LGT Venture Philanthropy partners with Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) – key player in Kenya’s community conservancy movement

By advocating for the conservancy model across Kenya, KWCA tackles three interlinked challenges: biodiversity loss, lack of livelihoods and Climate Change.

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LGT Venture Philanthropy’s response to the pandemic - Support our portfolio

May 26, 2021

Continued support to our partners fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in India and Africa

As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc, LGT Venture Philanthropy stands by partners and portfolio organizations and has renewed emergency support.

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Jan 11, 2021

LGT Venture Philanthropy partners with Indian ecosystem regeneration champion Foundation for Ecological Security (FES)

FES’s efforts combine the principles of nature conservation and local self- governance to accelerate ecological restoration and improve the livelihoods.

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CEO LGT Venture Philanthropy Oliver Karius

Dec 21, 2020

2020 – a year of unprecedented crisis that highlighted the value of partnerships

LGT VP’s CEO Oliver Karius reflects on a challenging past twelve months, and shares important learnings and opportunities he sees coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dec 10, 2020

LGT Venture Philanthropy engaged KOIS for an in-depth analysis on supporting Indian primary healthcare networks through innovative finance

The private sector plays an essential role in Indian primary healthcare. Funders can help support them using innovative finance to maximize impact.

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What we do

We scale innovative organizations and companies by providing a tailored combination of capital, access to professional skills, management know-how and strategic advice. Our portfolio organizations and companies are active in key impact sectors, including: education, health and environmental protection and restoration. Through our engagements, we directly contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


With effective, innovative, and scalable models, our portfolio has the potential to improve the quality of life of millions of disadvantaged people sustainably, providing access to essential goods and services, or protecting and restoring the environment.

Fellowship program for a meaningful career

As part of the strategic support to our portfolio, we established the LGT Impact Fellowship program. It connects us and our portfolio with professionals who have the right experience to help us and our organizations scale their impact. In our blog, the Fellows describe their day-to-day work on the ground.

Find out more about the Fellowship and register today